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in canada. nbc's kevin tibbles is watching things from his point in rock port, massachusetts. kevin, looks pretty nice there this morning, right? >> reporter: alex, it's a beautiful day here in rock port. i don't know if i'm supposed to be embarrassed to say that to you. i feel a little bit embarrassed being out here outside talking about this monstrous category 4 earl hurricane that is basically category 4 wimp when it comes to the coastline of massachusetts. i don't want to get ahead of myself because we don't know what's happening up in nova scotia really except the rain started there. this storm kept far away from cape ann where i'm talking to you from today in rockport. a lot of the activities put on hold because of the storm for the long weekend here are now back on today. and my only real advice to people who perhaps were scared away from coming down to the sea shore would be to hop in the car. it is a lovely day. and i'm not going to be the only one eating all the salt water taffy here. i would suggest coming down to rockport. it's a beautiful day down here. you know, it's sort of
forbid homosexuals from serving openly in the military. some of our staunchest ally, britain, canada, israel, allow gay people to serve openly in the military. >> we'll follow it closely. all the more interesting. lady gaga's involved. we'll check in later. chris lawrence in washington. >>> a nasty fight in washington over extending the bush tax cuts. we've been talking about that a lot. bottom line, what's better for the economy? i guess in some circles what's better for voters? we went out and asked a bunch of economists what they thought. you'll hear their answers after this break. it's just outside of lancaster. sure, i can download directions for you now. we got it. thank you very much! check it out. i can like, see everything that's going on with the car. here's the gas level. i can check on the oil. i can unlock it from anywhere. i've received a signal there was a crash. some guy just cut me off. i'll get an ambulance to you right away. safely connecting you in ways you never thought possible. onstar. live on. >>> all right. ym your money, today your taxes. at the center avenu
by early tomorrow morning and an accelerating off to the new england, and eastern canada through the latter half of friday and on saturday. now to steve rudin. looks pretty good in the d.c. area. >> looks great for the bus stop forecast, upper 60's, lotus mid 70's, lots of sunshine. this afternoon, day #59 for 90 degrees or better. mostly sunny got wind of the south and 5-10. mid to upper 60's tonight. maybe low 70's. 90 degrees tomorrow, partly sunny and breezy. the wind will pick up a little. a cooler and drier for the upcoming weekend. let's go to lisa baden for the commute. >>> 270 northbound, a police pursuit started in montgomery county and went over the county line in frederick county, maryland. they had to fly somebody alison the scene and are searching for someone else in the area. 270 northbound after 109. southbound lanes beginning at 85. this is not going to change anytime soon. 355, 70, 97, 270, whatever you whatever you have to do 270. >> what triggered this fight with the marlins? >> and a fashion expert on "the oprah show" at portlock. >>> that ball is behind him. here we go
the carolinas to canada as earl is a zoning in on our region. we will feel the effect into the overnight dollar tonight and certainly tomorrow. chris van cleve reporting from ocean city. >>> looking at the day ahead, business as usual at the dmv in virginia today. computer problems plagued the agency for weak -- week. there will be extra staff members to deal with the back of today and tomorrow. open until 6:00. >>> the maryland public service commission will hold another public hearing on pepco beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the theater of prince george's morago.ty college in l the government's point man on bp is telling the public that there will be no significant oil leaking when they removed the cap. >>> is really an and palestinian leaders will sit down for their first face-to-face talks in two years. president obama is cautiously hopeful the middle east leaders can resolve their differences. >>> sep gets off to a good start and facebook gets its own gift card. rob nelson has those stories and more. >> good morning. we begin with the stock market starting september with a bang. the dow jones sw
this morning. we're cutting the ribbon on autumn. it's cooled down a lot. dry air all the way from canada is in place this morning. and it's cool. weather watchers reporting in, thanks for checking in, greatly appreciate your faithful report. right now it's in the 50s in most locations in the shenandoah valley, the blue ridge of virginia, and much of western maryland. and far western maryland, the mountains of west virginia, only in the 40s. south and east, weather watchers reporting around the bay right near the waters in the upper 60s, but away from the waters, only near 60 there. and a cool weather pattern will be with us for the next several days as the canadian high pressures has moved in and is in place this morning and will be here into saturday. we'll have highs today reaching the upper 70s to near 80. winds should increase a bit, too, with sunshine. sunny again tomorrow with highs in the southwest and another cool morning, cool again saturday morning, increasing clouds saturday with a high near 80. finally much needed rain on sunday. looks like it will dry out for the n. time for
for the united states are being diverted to canada. this at a time when, as jim miklaszewski is telling us, there's been unconfirmed reports there's another hijacking. all takeoffs were stopped, but they were planes in the air, obviously, at the time of these first two attacks on the twin trade towers and then on the pentagon. >> andrea mitchell is standing by with more information. she was at the state department. andrea? >> reporter: the state department, as you know, has been evacuated. secretary of state colin powell is now en route on home from lima, peru. he did not get to his destination of bogota, colombia, today. so that trip canceled. he as all other officials heading back. state department officials and the white house officials and the nsc have been evac waited. conde rice was in the situation room. cia director george tenet has been holding meetings in his office in langley, virginia. as we reported earlier, key fbi team members from their rescue efforts and anti-coordinating terror team were stranded in monterey, california, where they were on a secret exercise, military exercise. >
diverted to canada. still no clailim of responsibity that ihis veriable or credible at this time. yasser arafat has condemned this attack saying it's shocking and appalling. >> of course, we should mention back in february of 1993 was when that bomb went off in the garage of the world trade center, killing six people, injuring 1,000 people. and that, of course, was an unbelievable scene. but compared to this, it seems actually-- >> this is what they intended to do back then. >> -- minor. let's go to bob haeger who has information for us. bob? >> reporter: katie, i was just thinking as you commented there about the various planes involved. the one that we know of so far, because it's confirmed by american airlines, is that that flight 11 which had been scheduled from boston's logan airport to los angeles,that flight 11 was hijacked this morning. and it is presumed that that may thatbeen one of the planes went into one of the towers of the world trade center. there were at least two more planes involved in this because the other tower was hit. and then the pentagon was also there were eyew
countries, including great britain, australia, canada, the netherlands, and israel, allow open service by lesbian and gay troops. we have no greater allies than great britain, austria, canada, and israel, and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. at least nine of these countries have deployed their forces alongside american troops in operation iraqi freedom, and at least 12 of these nations are allowing open service and are currently fighting alongside u.s. troopsn afghanistan. there's a cost involved in our current policy. according to a 2005 g.a.o. report, american taxpayers spend more than $30 million each year to train replacement for gay troops discharged under the don't ask, don't policy. the total costs reported since the statute was implemented, according to g.a.o., has been nearly $200 million and that doesn't count the administrative and legal costs associated with investigations and hearings. the military schooling of gay troops, such as pilot training and linguist training. we are losing highly-skilled troops to this policy. according to
. because fall and cool air is up in canada. it's bumping up against that really moist, hot air over the middle of the country. that's why we're going to get wet weather especially on this front as it sags through iowa and northern missouri, wisconsin, eventually even into chicago. we'll have to watch out for a chance of strong storms. eastern seaboard, high pressure in control. this is a cooler air. it's once the high moves away, that return flow, that really warms things up. trouble spot today maybe going in and out of the minneapolis airport early this morning. but those storms are already starting to head out. eventually they'll work their way through wisconsin, much of iowa. they shouldn't arrive into chicago until later this afternoon or this evening. so the forecast for your tuesday, nice conditions. new england, cool start. beautiful afternoon. same with d.c. but hot weather from atlanta down through montgomery, shreveport, memphis. these areas had a very hot summer, lynn, and it's going to continue today. i mean, usually, an example, in louisville, three weeks ago we should
after a ball in the street or is it? it's part of a traffic safety campaign in canada designed to ate drivers slow down high risk intersections. it's actlluay a decal on the pavement that creates a 3 d illusion. reaction has been mixed. someeople worry it may cause sivers we rve hit something else or eventually become immune to the image and hit an actual child in the roadway. it's twenty four million miles away b the planet venus is visible tonight and tomorrow. really cool story. check outto these photos from o of our reporters in pensacola, florida. he spottevenous next to the crescent moon last night without a telescope. the planetarium in michigan reports tomorrow should ofer an extra special celestial treat. you'll be able to see venus and jupiter about 30 minutes after sunset. l. t is pretty coo there is still no moral or museum that ground zero, nine years after theat tack but gary is tired of waiting. he wasap the official photograpr for the new york firefighters union during the recovery efforts. he pulled together images and artifacts to create his own tributes. seeing and
in the street -- or is it. this is part o a traffic safety mpaign in canada designed to make drivers slow down at high risk intersections. get a good look at that. it's a decal on the pavement that creates a 3-d illusion. reaction is mixed. some people worry it may cause drivers to swerve and hit something else or be immune to the image and hit an actual child in the roadway. interesting nonetheless. remember rodney king? the man whose 1992 beating at the hands of los angeles police got nationwide attention? he's marrying a jury against the civil trial against the city. cindy kelly wasn the jury when king successfully sued the city twos years after he was beaten. the jury awarded king $3.8 million. the two reportedly met for pizza shortly after the trial, but only got together a few months ago. >>> there's still no memorial or taseum at ground zero nine years after the attack, but gary marlin susan is tired of waiting. he washe official photographer for the new york firefighters' union in the recovery effort. he pulled together images and artifacts to create his own tribute. and cnn producer d
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. >>> up in vancouver, canada, authorities are testing a new effort to get people to slow down and pay attention. they're accomplishing their mission but not without some controversy. drivers on a busy street in the school zone come up on a site that many motorists find starling. it appears to be a young girl chasing a ball across the road. actually, it is a three dimensional illusion that has been painted on the street. some critics say the paintings will attract too much attention from drivers. others say riding over the image of that girl is disturbing. >>> the federal aviation administration is planning to change the rule regarding rest periods for pilots. the goal is to prevent crashes caused by pilot fatigue. right now pilots are required to have eight hours of rest between shifts. and the clock starts when the pilot leaves the plane. some pilots have pointed out, it takes time to get out of the airport and check into a hotel. so the fax wants to change the rule to require nine hours of rest. the clock starting when the pilot reach the hotel. the rule will be open to public comme
shore near 60 away from the waters. high pressure moving in from canada giving us this fresh cool change that is going to be in place near today, tomorrow and into saturday for the students waiting for buses this morning, it's going to be clear and school. and we'll have a light breeze out of the northwest that will pick up a bit by midday. and highs reaching near 08 with lots of sunshine. the winds should diminish tonight and will be cool again by dawn on friday into the 50s. and then tomorrow another day a lot like today. saturday increasing clouds with highs near 80, morning low in the 50s. and then sunday, some rain likely off and on perhaps during the morning and through midday and probably ending by midafternoon east of the bay by the evening. and drying out for the skins/cowboys game sunday night. back to work and school next week with dry weather returning. check the weather anytime, weather channel on cable. ashley, how is the traffic? >>> starting you off with a slow exit on to eastbound route 4. the issue is a disabled truck. they're in the process of clearing that, but driver
detected in small numbers in australia, canada and the united states and the netherlands, sweden and the uk. >>> you may want to stock up on grapefruit. i guess those were great fruits we were looking a. past studies have suggested this a weight loss food and now researchers say it may help treat type two diabetes. they say the antioxidants that give grapefruit the bitter taste help increase the body's reaction it insulin. >>> the number of people holding steady these days despite a drop in rates from 2000 to 2005. 20% of adults still smoke and more than half of children around the age of 11 are exposed to secondhand smoke. 9 #% of those exposed kids have measurable levels of toxic chemicals in their bodies. the cdc reports that there would be five million fewer smokers if all states followed the guideline for tobacco control programs. >>> a community that shows of on some of the best of d.c.'s creative side. >> holly live at a festival that celebrates all of the things that adams morgan has to offer. some people say i'm obsessed with my chickens. but i like to think i'm just going beyond t
and watches from carolinas to parts of canada. you mentioned the delays at the airports. these are still very impressive. ground stop released at laguardia and delays there. ground stop at bwi and dca, as well. traveling today, take it easy out there. by car, numerous flooded roads especially in the carolinas and we have a while for this rainfall to get through. kyra? >> thanks, rob. >>> parents listen up. fisher-price is recalling millions of toys for safety concerns with baby play areas with inflatable balls and small car toys and recalled nearly a million highchairs after the legs cut the children. call the hotline at this 800 number. 800-432-5437. >>> 30,000 hourly workers at mcdonald's could lose their health benefits. the fast food giant blamed the health care reform act. the mon. no deposit slips. no looking for an envelope. i have an image of my check right here. i can get a picture of the check, on the receipt. it even tells what kind of bills i put in. [ man ] you just put the bills right in. it even did the math for me. -four twentys. -a ten. -two fives. -a hundred bucks. -it's all
anchorage sent a leaking pipeline from canada to the midwest will remain shut down. as nokia goes after the apple iphone, shares rose on word they're replacing their ceo with a new hire from microsoft. that's it from cnbc, first in business worldwide. now back to "hardball." >> welcome back to "hardball." late thursday night a federal judge in california ruled the military's don't ask, don't tell policy is unconstitutional. the judge said the policy hurts recruitment, and doesn't help military readiness. it's the latest development in a much larger fight to end this 17-year-old policy. we're joined by the group's executive director. art clyde cooper and aubrey --. it seems like the wins keep coming your way. >> that's a good thing. >> tell me about this case and what you were up against. what was the argument this would cause with moral and more conservative members? they want to feel comfortable with gay soldiers alongside them. what happened to that argument in court? >> well, it is an old argument. you have the lower base of the personnel period. the younger soldiers, sailors and mar
directlya from allen town, pennsylvania to toronto, ontario, canada, when it hit a railroad bridge near syracuse, new york, and then flipped over on its side. the local sheriff's department says the bus was apparently too tall to make it under the low bridge. some of those injured people are apparently in critical conditio as well. crews in colorado believe they have stopped a wildfire near bouldefrom spreading. that fire has destroyemed 169 hos and torched ten square miles of canyons. 1,000 firefighters from 20 states converged to battle this fire. authorities have not determined what sparked it but they think it was human caused. many residents are still waiting for the go ahead to return to their homes. o >>> as we continue our coverage of the 9/11 commemorations we'll take you to shanksville, pennsylvania for the first lady's emotional remarks. we'll also go to afghanistan to see hw u.s. troops are marking this somber anniversary. stay with us. you're watching msnbc saturday. the most powerful half-ton crew in america has a powertrain backed for 100,000 miles. chevy silverado half-t
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throw at them. they have been seen in canada, the u.s., and europe and cases are expected to grow with all the global travel we do. >>> also tonight, the sometimes mysterious signs of multiple sclerosis or ms. this condition is tough to diagnosis because in the beginning, flairups can happen years apart. now patients may soon be offered a new pill just in case they have the disease. >> it was awful not knowing what the diagnosis really was. >> doctors couldn't tell nancy exactly why she was having such trouble walking. the notion was, she was dealing with early multiple sclerosis, but until they were sure, they called it possible ms. > there's not much we could do for you, but we'll assume it's ms and go from there. >> without a confirmed diagnosis, there are no standard treatment options. >> you don't want to use an aggressive therapy on someone who has initial symptoms, but little findings on their mri and a normal exam. >> that's why researchers at stoney brook university medical center are testing a less potent drug therapy. >> one of several agents that fall in that cat
, evacuations are on and all the way up the coast to canada, watches are up. north carolina's governor has now declared a state of emergency as the storm moves toward the state. forecasters say the strongest winds will likely hit the coast thursday night into friday morning and officials in north carolina are warning vacationers and residents alike to immediately leave isolated sections of the outer banks. >> the later that we were from told us last night, you know, starting at 5:00 this morning, they were mandatory. everybody had to leave. >> it's sad because like reality hasn't really set in because it's so beautiful out and it's like oh, i don't want to leave this. but it's like it's kind of like the calm before the storm. so just trying to keep it cool. keep a cool head and get out as fast as we can, i guess. >> get out as fast as you can. we're hearing of hundreds of cars backed up on the highways that connect the barrier island to the main land but this storm is expected to eventually affect tens of millions of people. team fox coverage. the path of the storm from the fox extreme weathe
will be gone, associated with low pressure moving up across southern canada. this high pressure will me off the coast later today. but keep us in a southwesterly flow here. so another unusually warm day tomorrow. then this front will begin to approach the mountains by tomorrow evening. and then on saturday morning, it'll come through, but it looks like most of the moisture will have rained out. so it's jst going to come through dry quite likely. behind that, we'll have winds shifting into the north and west. and that should cool things down and we should probably see the st of the 90s. highly unlikely we're going to see 90s into october. and certainly with the pattern that's setting up next week. here's how we're looking for this thursday. one more day with this uncomfortable heat. low to perhaps mid-90s in a few other locations. quite a bit of sunshine and a light breeze. then overnight tonit, we'll have that just passed full moon up. then bottom out near 70 near dawn tomorrow. sunset tomorrow at 7:04. our sunrises getting later and later this time of year. and tomorrow, lower humidity qui
the last 12 hours showing a northerly flow coming down from canada as high pressure noses down. it's cleared out our sky. we'll ve plenty of sunshine for the rest of the afternoon. it will be mild, a bit blustery at times, winds gusting to 10 to 25 miles an hour as highs reach the upper 70s to near 80 by midafrnoon. a look at the rest of the week, somehanges on the way as well as the weekend, and we'll look at the troipics, too. that's coming up. t? >> thanks, tom. >>> let's head to the roads now and check out the traffic this midday. jerry edwards is with us from the news 4 traffic network. hey, jry. >> hey, pat. good morning to you. good morning, everyone. well, construction crews have taken an additional travel lane for the midday along 395 northbound, 14th street bridge, not uncommon. delays will begin just about at the pentagon. right now there are two lanes. when you get on the bridge, additional lane or two, once you get about midspan, delays begin well after the pentagon. not too much in the way of a backup at this hour. good news there. making the trip to southeast, a lot
for the dragon boat races. 80 teams from the u.s. and canada are competing in a two day event each team paddles to the beat of their own drummer the event also includes music, food and family fun events today's races start in 2 hours i am guessing jim bernard will be out there. >>> stanford used to be an automatic win on notre dame's schedule oh, how the times have changed. giants and rockies go head to head. dave lewis has the highlights in sports. >> it was like old times coors field, giants and rookies combined for 32 hits, 19 runs. 9-9 game of the 10th, troy whips one into left field. gonzalez will try to score from first. rockies win 10-9. giants half game back of padres nl west. as. rangers, cantu, clenched american league west title. >> stanford approves to 4 and 0. scores two touchdowns in less than a minute, one on offence one on defense. they beat notre dame, 34-14. >>> up 9-3 against arizona less than 2 minutes of play, games loan touchdown arizona beats cal, 10-9. >> austin for the big upset of the day ucla wrapped up over 2- yards, bruins blue out 7th ranked horning. try to stay co
's for dinner yet but may be in the future. scientists in canada has a pig that looks, acts and smells like the yorkshire pigs that means so much to pork lovers around the world. this pig has extra dna from e. coli bacteria and the mouse. that helps digest. undigest undigest undigested phophorus winds up in the river which chokes off oxygen needed by fish. the fda is evaluating the transgenic pig but the first gene-altered to food to hit your dinner plate will probably be salmon. you can bone up on all sorts of tasty food sources in this week's coverage on eatocracy.com cnn.com. there is a special video there about what i like to eat, if you want to know a little bit about thanchts wiret . >>> the government says wiretapping is too old school. security versus privacy. my xyz is next. to keep in balance after 50, i switched to a complete multivitamin with more. only one a day women's 50+ advantage has gingko for memory and concentration plus support for bone and breast health. a great addition to my routine. [ female announcer ] one a day women's. ♪ but i really love my bank ♪ i hate-- d
favorite wines and 35% less for gasoline that i do in quebec, canada, i'm stunned by some who want to move to another country. if you do want to move, don't come to canada. my salary of $70,000 a year turns into just over $34,000 after income tax and that still doesn't take into account $4 a gallon gas and a general federal provincial sales tax of 13%. bimal writes, jack, the problem is that taxes are not 39.6%. they are now going up to over 60%. you are forgetting social security, medicare, medicare on capital gains, state taxes, property taxes. i'm of the opinion that after 60% a person making $250,000 a year should consider leaving america. why not look at life and growing economies like india, china, or other places? frank writes, know any countries without fox? if you want to read more on this go to my blog cnn.com/caffertyfile and you'll find a lot of e-mails and things there. do you know any countries without fox? >> i don't know. i'm sure there are some, jack. i'll see you tomorrow. i appreciate it. bye-bye. it's not an issue that usually comes up in campaigns, but one race is now
look at some of the other countries and the policies that they have, excuse me. you can look at canada, united kingdom, australia, for example. they set up a scoring point system that reward people for being able to contribute to the host country. now, i have long said that the immigration policy in the united states of america should be designed to enhance the economic, social and cultural well-being of the united states. that should be actually the policy of any sovereign nation in the world, should establish an immigration policy for the purposes of enhancing the economic, social and cultural well-being that have particular sovereign state. in this case, it's the united states of america. we should also understand that one of the essential pillars of american exceptionalism is the rule of law. if we have contempt for the rule of law, if we have some of the highest profile people in america openly speak about hiring illegals to take care of their home and at the same time advocate for the dream act which is amnesty for a specific class of people, we regard -- reward for illegal behav
-biggest buyer of things that produced on american farms. the biggest buyer, he for your information, is canada. number two, mergers and acquisitions, we've been talking about this. you may have heard about it. we don't talk about it all the that much on cnn. but companies are buying more goods, they're buying more other companies in fact. so that's an important development. that's always a sign that some people think that companies are trading for less money than they're worth. that's always a good sign. i also want to show you about manufacturing. we keep on talking about the fact that manufacturing is down in america. but the fact is, in the last month, manufacturing was actually up. manufacturing jobs were not up. we keep losing manufacturing jobs. but we actually hired more manufacturing temporary workers in august. so something is going on in the manufacturing industry. i can't quite put my finger on it. but something's happening there. i want to tell you about automobiles. we have had a rough month in automobiles in the last month or so. but the fact is detroit, which was supposed to hav
countries, including great btain, australia, canada, the netherlands, and israel, allow open service by lesbian and gay troops. we have no greater allies than great britain, australia, canada, and israel, and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. at least nine of these countries have deployedheir forces alongside american troops in operation iraqi freedom, and at least 12 of these nations are allowing open service and are currently fighting alongside u.s. troops in afghanistan. there's a cost involved in our current policy. according to a 2005 g.a.o. report, american taxpayers spend more than $30 milon each year to train replacement for gay troops discharged under the n't ask, d't policy. the total costs reported since the statute was implemented, according to g.a.o., has been nearly $200 million and that doesn't count the administrative and legal costs associatedith investigations and hearings. the militar schooling of gay troops, such as pilot training and linguist training. we are losing highly-skilled troops to this policy. cording to the g.a.o
their service now. at least 28 countries, including great britain, australia, canada, the netherlands, and israel, allow open service by lesbian and gay troops. we have no greater allies than great britain, australia, canada, and israel, and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. at least nine of these countries have deployed their forces alongside american troops in operation iraqi freedom, and at least 12 of these nations are allowing open service and are currently fighting alongside u.s. troops in afghanistan. there's a cost involved in our current policy. according to a 2005 g.a.o. report, american taxpayers spend more than $30 million each year to train replacement for gay troops discharged under the don't ask, don't policy. the total costs reported since the statute was implemented, according to g.a.o., has been nearly $200 million and that doesn't count the administrative and legal costs associated with investigations and hearings. the military schooling of gay troops, such as pilot training and linguist training. we are losing highly-skilled
europe were diverted to canada. once an airliner starts out over the pond with a point of no return, there had to be some complications. was there anything that turned out to be a problem? i know it was not simple. was theemedy to divert as many of those to canada as you could? did you turnome back? were there any glitches in that or someone got close to running out of fuel on the way across the land? >> those routes across the land in in the ocean are structured. they are required to have a certain amount of fuel in the event of emergency. they would have either gone back to europe or we have greenland, iceld, and the canadian provinces all the way down. i was not concerned about an aircraft getting to a place to land at all. i knew that our procedures in setting of the north atlantic tracks in this case provide for that contingency. >> the town of gander in newfouland, there is an interesting story on that. they hav5000 people. 10,000 people landed that day on 9/11. [laughter] the town doubled in size. the peoplen gander to all of these people into their houses. it was not like th
killed on 9/11, 24 from canada, around 41 from india, 24 japan, 5 israelis, 10 italians. when you think 41 indians, but when you read each profile of every single person who died and you hear about this young man who was killed on 9/11 and his wife who committed suicide shortly afterwards, or you read about a japanese father who was so bereaved by his son's death that he's written "ode to the souls of 9/11" beautiful poetry. it becomes numbers until you look at the actualnd individual. because britain has the largest number opeople they actually have a garden in manhattan that's called the british garden at tenover square. that's their memorial site. earlier this year in july the queen was here and officially opened this garden. they have a fence in the garden and they have finials, 67 finials which are orbs on the op of poles in the shape of the symbol of the united kingdom. and they're goldplated. the 67 represent the 67 british subjects that were killed and there will be a ceremony there today. >> we talk about how the rest of the world might be looking at it. i think we're seeing v
about the kids, the parents and you talk about the educators. one such educationor is jeffrey canada. let's take a look at a clip with jeffrey and then i want to ask you about him. >> i was like, superman -- su r superman is not real. she thought i was crying because there was no one coming with enough power to save us. kids look at the world and make certain predictions based on the evidence they're receiving from their peers, parents and teachers. from their sper perspective, the world is a heartless, co cold-blooded place because they realize they've been given the short end of the stick and don't know why. >> he is dynamic, so well spoken. why did you choose him in particular as a strong character for your film? >> he has done amazing things. he has literally proven by taking over 97 square blocks in harlem and hiring and training and cultivating great teachers, that every kid can learn. a long time ago, we used to say if the problems of the nabld are the home and all these are insurmountable, we're going to lose of these schools. he says if they're not going to use that as an e
landed at stockholm airport based on a phone call out of canada. no explosives were found on board that flight. swedish authorities are now trying to track down the canadian caller. >>> vernon baker was the only living black world war ii vet to receive the coveted medal of honor. baker died in july. he was laid to rest friday at arlington national cemetery. his widow said he considered himself just a simple soldier. cnn's natasha barrett has more on this american hero. >> reporter: for years, vernon baker's wife didn't know what her husband accomplished in world war ii. baker's wife said he never spoke about the war until decades later, when the army lieutenant was awarded the medal of honor by president clinton. baker was the only living black world war ii veteran to receive the military's highest honor. >> 50 years he had to wait before he got the medal of honor. >> reporter: what do you think he would have said today? >> what he would have said, my husband was never a person for big crowds. he would have said, babe, here there are so many people. let's go home. >> reporter: bake
it in half. the majority of the east coast, from north carolina, to canada, is either under a tropical storm watch or a hurricane watch. rhode island, virginia, maryland, massachusetts and north carolina, all under states of emergency, following hurricane earl. to be ready, fema is sending 400,000 liters of water, 300,000 meals and 54 generators to ft. bragg, north carolina. and over 162,000 liters of water, 213,000 meals and 41 generators to massachusetts. there will be wind and waves and water on virginia beach for a while longer. but the big -- well, the big concern will be eastern massachusetts, cape cod and that coast of maine. george? >> okay, sam. thanks. >>> we're back at the smart screen right now. we want to use google earth to give you a little better sense of the winds being created by this hurricane and the storm path. the highest force winds are that purple, about 100 miles per hour, right near the eye of the storm. then, it spreads out to tropical storm winds in the gray and yellow. you see as we move up the coast, as sam was saying, when you get up to massachusetts again, the
canada and billionaire bill gates tell cnn they participated in the film because of their concerns. >> we have a school day that's too short, a school year that's too short and we have lots of teach here's should not be teaching. >> reporter: and to offer solutions for the future. >> today the internet gives you that opportunity to watch the best lectures in the world. they're out there for free. if you take advantage of those resources, you can be broader and deeper than any of the kids were in my generation. >> among 30 developed countries, we rank 25th in math and 21st in science, and almost every category we have fallen behind. >> when i watch these things, you have to have some skepticism. >> reporter: jay fernandez from the hollywood reporter says "super man" has more to do with aspiring change than assigning blame. >> the studio and filmmakers hope this doesn't just spark debate but sparks reform. >> reporter: fernandez says his greatest concern is that moviegoers guilt might actually keep them from buying a ticket. >> it's almost like i know this is out there, but do i really want
and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
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in america, and canada, and our work force, our local people, we have the opportunity to add more jobs locally. >> reporter: the president's latest plan, a $200 billion tax break for businesses. is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment we have now. >> reporter: would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would. allow us to put on a surnt shift. we currently have about 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 with the next two years. modernize our production lines and get into a larger building. >> reporter: what do you think the government could do that it's not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they could limit the amount of extensions they put. we've had a help wanted sign out front for probably six months. people come in, fill out applications, but ultimately we end up just signing their slip that they've been here, that they've looked for a job. >> reporter: to get unemployment benefits? >> absolutely. they're telling me they're happy with t
this. he should back the canada. but he has his own supporters, many of them republicans who feel that he have the right to run. >> this is the last vestiges of the republican party, and i kept this because, this is a republican symbol from south africa. my friend from south africa brought me this back. the only vestige i cap. and i did keep one of these, which is the poster we had made up for mccain and palin in 2008. these were made up for $1 apiece. the f-15 hundred of them made and they went in a couple of hours. they were gone. and we actually 14 mccain and pale and here in virginia beach. -- we actually won for mccain and palin here in virginia beach. >> it president obama carried this district, then his policies are and joined in this debate. glenn did not vote for the health care bill, but they want to use that against them. in some way, it is viewed as a referendum on the president's policies. it may say something about obama is chances in virginia in 2012. >> our local content vehicles are traveling the country, visiting communities and congressional districts as we look
companies using these, especially in canada. i was wondering, on the state legislative side, is there anything we can do as an industry to help them work in the state-to-state level with one voice versus going individually state to state to try to get regulations that are written? all the states and to be moving toward this, but that a written more in compliance with what the national regulations that are being proposed and actually being brought out? is there any way that we can help to work with the states on that? thank you. >> well, i am not as familiar with the exact regulations you're talking about so far as the technology and the school buses. but so far as, you know, working with state legislators, again, i give you the invitation to contact me and talk directly with me. ncsl, on a whole, does not develop model legislation for states to adopt because, you know, the one size does not fit all, and we want to make sure states have flexibility in the way they approach legislation in their state. but i would at least welcome a conversation with you if there's an opportuni
in 1996. in fact the european union and others, including canada, australia, norway, japan and south korea have now imposed their own sanctions. virtually every western energy company has now agreed to cease sales of refined petroleum to iran and refrain from investments in iran's energy sector. following the passage, most banks in the united arab emirates, an portrayeding partner, stopped money transfers to iran. press reports have indicated sanctions have cut in half exports with dubai. south korean sanctions have suspended the iran bank in seoul. the bank is a known facilitator of iran's proliferation activities and south korea is iran's fourth largest trading parter. the impact is significant. based on our discussion with the korean government. the banks's operations have been shut down for good. japan have recently announced sanctions that target iranian entities and individuals of proliferation concern, including iranian banks, the islamic revolutionary guard corps and the iranian shipping lines. these sanctions, along with the prohibition on the transfer of proliferation-sensitive d
canada. the minister is planning to rethink the act if the white house, pentagon calls him. people here say they want the world to know they are against the preacher terry jones from burning the koran. jones says he is doing this to mark the ninth anniversary of the 911 tax. embassies around the world are be on it being told to be on a lookout for anti-american violence. this is colorado it has been destructive. it is the most destructive in colorado's history. there is one of the homes going up in flames there. it is 10 percent contained more than 3500 people have been forced to evacuate their homes. a lot of them have lost everything. fire officials were happy about the weather yesterday was cool and light rain. today should be higher winds and the humidity should fall. so far no deaths or injuries reported but we do know for people are still missing. they are investigating their whereabouts. tornadoes touched down in dallas tx to people were killed. it is shaky hereby you can see this one in the distance. making ground landfall. one of twisters slammed a big reagan to were house caus
. "praise & blame." i know you're all around the world. where are you heading off to? >> canada tomorrow. london after that. russia after that. and back to london. >> i'm getting tired just hearing about it. >> thank you for making time for us. >> we'll have stephen colbert here tomorrow. >> see you then. have a great day. now i can stop pain from any angle-- with no mess. (announcer) new icy hot spray. relief that's icy to dull pain, hot to relax it away. and no mess. new icy hot spray. don't mess around with pain. saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbor about state farm, then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm or go online. ♪ >>> we have breaking news from cal state's east bay campus in hayward. fire officials say crews working o
and runs mudslides in the area in the meantime hurricane igor is pulling away from canada's the atlantic coast so bad that residents have been stranded in their homes. >> officials are warning boaters and other outdoor enthusiast to take steps to present this gigabytes there have been as he does that tested positive for west nile. the mist is a trap near gearan parkway and the contra cressy is advisor in them to drain stars as the standing water that could serve as a mosquito breeding ground. >> we will be right back with the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just a few moments. a live look good set of the senate golden gate bridge traffic is moving smoothly our real national pastime? saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbo
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